7th Consultative Forum on Coffee Sector Finance

The 77 Member Governments of the International Coffee Organization (ICO) had the pleasure of hosting the 7th Consultative Forum on Coffee Sector Finance on Wednesday, 27 September 2017, held as part of the 120th Session of the International Coffee Council in Yamoussoukro, Côte d'Ivoire.

Chaired by Mr Juan Esteban Orduz, President and CEO of the Colombian Coffee Federation, Inc., the 7th Forum brought together experts from the private and public sectors to exchange ideas on ‘Creating an Enabling Environment for High Productivity in Coffee Farming’.

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Forum Programme 

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Summary report




Presentations were received on case studies from Brazil, Colombia, Honduras and the Côte d'Ivoire:

Mr Silas Brasileiro, Executive President, National Coffee Council of Brazil (CNC) - Brazilian coffee production: Overcoming the challenges of sustainability

Dr Hernando Duque Orrego, Technical Director, National Federation of Coffee Growers of Colombia (Fedecafé) - Creating an enabling environment for higher production in coffee: the case of Colombia

H.E. Mr Iván Romero-Martínez, Ambassador of Honduras to the United Kingdom - The coffee sector in Honduras

Mr Hyancinthe Legnate, Head of Coffee Research Programme, National Agricultural Research Centre (CNRA) - Development of coffee research to improve productivity in Côte d'Ivoire